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You Now Have a Claim of Professional Negligence: What to Expect and How to Manage It
September 13, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Presented by the AIABaltimore Practice Management Committee
1.5 AIA/CES HSW LUs available
Joseph H. Jones, Jr., Esq., AIA | Director of Risk Management | Professional Liability, Travelers
The possibility of disputes between you and your client and other parties is a part of any business including professional service firms.And there is always the risk that disputes can escalate to a claim of professional negligence. This presentation will cover what design firms should do if there is a possibility or the reality of claim of professional negligence and what to expect during the process. The presentation will also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various dispute resolution processes such as mediation, arbitration, and litigation.
Participants will learn:
1. The primary sources of disputes and claims
2. What to expect from most professional liability insurers when a claim is reported
3. The advantages and disadvantages of various dispute resolution methods
4. What firms can do to help minimize the cost and increase the likihood of a successful dispute resolution.